migrant workers

Thailand should lead ASEAN with a migrant worker agenda

Thailand will assume the ASEAN Chairmanship in 2019 and prioritising migrant worker protection could be the policy that Thailand needs to realise its objectives of regional leadership.

DP 2021/02 Leftemap olgeta: Seasonal Work, Women and Leadership

The potential for seasonal work opportunities in Australia and New Zealand to influence attitudes towards gender relations in Pacific Island countries has been the subject of interest by policymake

Examining how participation in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Program impacts care arrangements in Tongan households

Adopting a mixed method approach, this research examines disruptions to Tongan households that participate in Australia’s Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP). The objective of this study is to analyse changes to care arrangements of migrant workers and families and to evaluate the implications of family separation. Although recorded in other international migration spaces, there is little consideration given in academic literature on the SWP to the disruptions of care arrangements for absent migrant workers, families, and communities.

Government sincerity on migrant rights faces fishing pact test

It has been one year since Thailand's last debacle on migrant worker policy. Yet, Thailand finds itself once again at the crossroads where domestic constituents are debating whether to advance the protection of migrant workers in the fishery secto

Thailand’s new migrant worker policy is a step onto uncertain ground

Thailand’s most recent move on migrant worker policy (the Royal Ordinance on Foreign Workers Management) has been a debacle. While not a complete failure, a shift in policymaking is needed, writes Ruji Auethavornpipat.

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